Mrs. Washington is the deceased mother of Poussey Washington. She passed away whilst Poussey was incarcerated (between 2011 and 2013), and, due to a failed furlough application, Poussey was never able to say goodbye in person.
Mrs Washington is a very educated woman and has a masters degree in art history. She is polite and well spoken.
Physical Appearance Edit
Mrs Washington was a very pretty woman, she had black hair and dark skin.
At some point in her life, Mrs. Washington attended college and gained a masters degree in art history.
Mrs. Washington is seen once in a flashback, and it is shown that her and Poussey had a very loving, close relationship. This is confirmed by Poussey who said that she loved her mom, and who is seen grieving her during Mother's Day at the prison ("Mother's Day").
8 months before the episode of "Fool Me Once", Mrs. Washington passed away without her daughter being able to say goodbye to her.
- It's mentioned in "(Don't) Say Anything" that she has a Masters degree in Art History.
- Samira Wiley had initially planned Poussey's backstory to contain a very close relationship with her mother, until mid-filming she realised the character was to be killed off.